Ghana Heritage Expedition

Ghana Trip

Welcome to our Ghana Tours. This is a combination tour to Ghana featuring historical sights, arts, and crafts traditional outposts, and most importantly the best of Ghana's Natural landmarks. An expedition to Ghana's cultural, natural, and historical sites. This one of our best Ghana customized tours.


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A five days heritage tour to Ghana's best landscapes and metropolis of Accra, Kumasi, and Tamale scheduled for 2021 and 2022. Our overland expedition starts and ends in Accra! With the discovery tour 5 Days Nature Tour of Northern Ghana, you have a 5-day tour package taking you through Accra, Kumasi, Mole National Park, Larabanga, Tamale, and Ashati villages for arts and crafts. 5 Days Nature Tour of Northern Ghana includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport, and more. Join us on this flash expedition exploring the best of Ghana's heritage, the jewel of West Africa. You will fall in love with Africa’s magic again. If our scheduled Ghana group tours are not for you, we offer Ghana customized tours at any time of the year. Enjoy our tailored tours to Ghana, handpicked cultural, heritage, and adventure overland tours to Ghana.

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 1: Welcome to Accra

Our Representative will be at the airport to welcome you and transfer you to your hotel. Hw will be standing at the terminal gate of your arrival right after customs clearance. Evening: In the evening, a visit to your hotel will be scheduled to meet tailors and dressmakers featuring casual wear and formal garments made from local fabric and textiles. You may purchase ready-made clothes or place an order for a custom-made outfit. Hair braiders will also be available to showcase a wide range of hairstyles. Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day 2: Accra historic Tour

After breakfast, your tour leader will brief you about your tour before starting orientation to historic and cultural sights of Accra. Depart for a full day city tour of Accra visiting the W.E.B. Du Bois Centre for Pan Africanism; this is the final burial place and home of the prominent American Pan Africanist Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois, who led the Pan-African congress between 1919 and 1927. It is currently a Pan African Center for culture and it also has a research library and gallery full of manuscripts, the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and Park, the burial place of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first President of Ghana. The Mausoleum has been visited by many world dignitaries. Light lunch at a local restaurant.

Continue to Old Accra which was divided into Dutch and British Quarters as a result of the two European nations operating from different locations within the same township of a little under 1 sq. kilometer. You will drive past Fort Crêvecoeur (Ussher Fort) built by the Dutch in 1652, James Fort built by the British in 1662, Old Accra Square and the Post Office, the old lighthouse built by the British to guide commercial ships into the Accra Harbour.

Drive past the Independence Arch and the Black Star Square-Accra's ceremonial grounds to visit the National Centre for Arts and Crafts. Have the opportunity to see local craftsmen carve and make local drums. The remainder of the afternoon will be at the open market to browse and purchase crafts and arts from artisans firsthand. Dinner and accommodation will be at your hotel. Today represents an immersion to African daily life for your Ghana Heritage tour. B.D

Day 3: Travel from Accra to Kumasi

A sumptuous breakfast will be served for you in your hotel cafeteria before you start your day exploring the best of the Ghana Heritage expedition. Depart Accra on your overland 4X4 wheels vehicles to Ashanti Region visiting many outposts on the way to Kumasi. Our first stop is the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Cocoa Farm at Akuapem Mampong, the very first cocoa farm established in Ghana from seeds brought from Fernando Po in 1876. From this small beginning grew Ghana’s cocoa industry and Ghana’s largest export. Cocoa from Ghana is used to blend some of the world’s finest chocolates. Continue to the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) founded in 1938 as the Central Cocoa Research Station of the Gold Coast Department of Agriculture. Visit the Cocoa plantation to observe at first hand the process of harvesting, drying and preparing cocoa beans for export. We will take a break for lunch then continue after lunch to Kumasi, the hub of the Ashanti ancient kingdom. Drive past several charming and scenic villages through the evergreen tropical forest. We will reach our destination in the evening and check to our hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel. B.D

Day 4: Explore Ashanti Villages and Kumasi Heritage tour

Today our Ghana cultural tour will take us on an adventure to visit the legendary villages of Ashanti Kingdom. Depart after breakfast to visit the three famous craft villages in Ashanti. Ahwiaa, the woodcarvers’ village, Ntonso, the home of Adinkra and Bonwire, the Kente weaving village. Visit Adanwomase well known for the traditional Kente cloth weaving. Observe weavers exhibit their skills in producing the clothes adorned some of which is a preserve for the Ashanti Kings, Ntonso - noted for its indigenous artisans whose expertise lies in Adinkra textile printing using traditional symbols that express the spiritual, moral, political and socio-cultural philosophies of the Akan people. In the Ntonso Adinkra village, you will be able to try your hand at creating your own designs and Ahwiaa – the woodcarver’s village specializing in woodcarvings such as the Ashanti stools, fertility dolls, and walking sticks. We will also venture to a local restaurant for a local specialty for lunch.

After lunch, we will continue to Kumasi for a city tour visiting the Manhyia Palace and the Palace Museum which provides a good insight into Ashanti culture and traditions, and the history of the Ashanti Kingdom which is over 300 years old. It provides a good glimpse into the powerful ancient Ashanti Empire and its past kings. Dinner and accommodation will be at your hotel in Kumasi. B.D

Day 5: Travel from Kumasi to Assin Manso and Elmina

Depart Kumasi after breakfast to the Central Region, drive past by scenic villages and charming towns through the evergreen forests, banana and cocoa plantations and gin distilleries where palm wine is distilled into a good with an alcohol percentage of about 90%. On our way exploring the marvels of Ghana, we will make some stops in notable places such as a palm wine tappers hut. Palm Wine is a local beverage with natural sweetness and very low alcohol content freshly tapped from the trunk of a felled palm tree. The expert palm wine tapper using age-long practices carefully makes a rectangular incising on the top trunk and bores a pencil hole at the bottom; this is fitted with a bamboo stick, the liquid drips through the bamboo and collected in a clay pot or a container. However, when palm wine is not consumed within 2 days it becomes fermented. The fermented palm wine is further distilled to obtain a very high alcohol beverage locally called “AKPETESHIE” with more than 70% alcohol content. We will break for lunch then continue our quest to Elmina. Immediately upon arrival, we will start our visit to the historic Elmina. Our guided tour will start at Elmina Castle, the first and oldest European structure built of any substance on African soil. This was built by the Portuguese in1482 and later used as an auction market for a comprehensive guided tour. See the slave dungeons and condemn cells where a slave who attempted to escape were incarcerated. View its utterly distinct architecture. Check into your hotel for dinner and accommodation. B.D

Day 6: Overland to Kakum National Park and Accra

After breakfast. We will take off to explore the Kakum National Park. We will take a hiking morning enjoying the “Kuntan Trail” with its countless trees with medicinal properties. For the young, at heart experience, the “Canopy Walkway” suspended 100 feet from the forest ground for a panoramic view of the flora and fauna of the remaining vestiges of the rainforest. We will stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed after lunch on our discovery tour to visit the Cape Coast Castle which was originally started by the Swedes in 1652. It served as the headquarters and seat of the British colonial government until 1877. Go on a comprehensive tour of the Castle, the slave dungeons and the West African Heritage Museum, and the Negotiation Hall where our ancestors were bargained for and sold. Participate in a re-enactment of the Slave Trade at the Cape Coast Castle in solemn homage to our ancestors. Depart Elmina back to Accra. Drive past several fishing villages and coconut lined beaches. Enjoying some of the breathtaking landscapes Ghana has to offer. Reach Accra in the afternoon with plenty of free time to roam around the city and do some last-minute shopping. Check into your hotel in the evening. Enjoy a festive farewell dinner. B.D

Day 7: Accra Airport - Home

After breakfast we will check out from the hotel and take you to the Accra Airport to connect with your flight back home. We hope that our overland Ghana tour and expedition was up to your expectations. Looking forward to welcoming you on another Heritage trip to Ghana. B

What is included:

  • Services of local guides
  • Breakfast, and dinner daily
  • Transportation in 4X4 vehicles
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation

Hotels Used:

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